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Bankers Life Named One of Forbes’ Best Midsize Employers in America

CHICAGO, August 31, 2016 – Bankers Life, a national life and health insurance brand, was named among America’s Best Employers of 2016 by Forbes Magazine.

Bankers Life earned the accolade in the Midsize Employer category, which recognizes 250 companies throughout the nation with 1,000-5,000 employees. In their assessment, Forbes gathered anonymous feedback from employees who shared which companies make them feel secure, understood, needed and inspired.

“Our success is built on the collective strength and talent of our people” said Scott Goldberg, president of Bankers Life. “We consider our ability to attract, develop and retain talented people to be one of our strengths and a meaningful competitive advantage. We will continue to invest in the careers and well-being of our employees as we strive towards our mission of helping middle-income Americans achieve financial security in retirement.”

Forbes, in partnership with, conducted the online survey from a sample of 30,000 American workers spanning midsize and large U.S. organizations with more than 1,000 employees.  Willingness to recommend one's own employer was given the most weight in the survey. Secondarily, employees were asked to mention good or bad employers in other sectors/industries other than their own. The list of 250 midsize companies is comprised of those with at least 100 mentions and 20 direct recommendations in the online survey.

About Bankers Life

Bankers Life focuses on the insurance needs of middle-income Americans who are near or in retirement. The Bankers Life brand is a part of CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CNO), whose companies provide insurance solutions that help protect the health and retirement needs of working Americans and retirees. There are more than 5,000 Bankers Life insurance agents at over 300 offices across the country. To learn more, visit